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 Geraldine <I>Joel</I> Crosby

Geraldine Joel Crosby

Death 10 Dec 2011 (aged 86)
Burial Walkertown, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 110174790 · View Source
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WINSTON-SALEM ~ "Blessed are they that do His commandments that they may have right to the tree of life and may enter in through the gates into the city." (Rev. 22:14) Geraldine Joel Crosby was the first born daughter of the late Trenton and Mary Joel. She attended the local public schools and later moved to Bridgeport, CT, where she spent her adult life. She was married for over 50 years to the late Jesse Crosby, who passed on to Glory in 2009. Geraldine was very active in her church, East End Baptist Church in Bridgeport, CT, until her health declined. She was preceded in death by two brothers; four sisters; three brothers-in-law; one grandson; and one great grandson. She leaves to cherish her memories: two sisters, Helen Joel Robinson, of the city and Mary Joel Jester of Bridgeport, CT; one brother, Comillus (Ruth) Joel of Bridgeport, CT; one brother-in-law, William Wallace; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Joel of Fayetteville, NC; two daughters, Bernice Joel (Richard) Gambrell of the city and Shirley Joel (Albert) DiPasquale of Mayer, AZ; two grandchildren; four great grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a devoted cousin, Diane Mills and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church with Bishop John Parks, officiating. The family will greet friends 30 minutes prior to the service. Interment will be in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery [sic], Walkertown, NC. A special thank you to the late Dr. Eric Lieneilson and staff, Dr. Mark Andrew and staff, the Ostomy Team at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital, Dr. Kim Kingsley and staff of Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. (Clark S. Brown & Sons)

Published in Winston-Salem Journal from December 15 to December 16, 2011




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